Thriving Franchise Brand Adds 20 Units in 2013, Maintains Double-Digit Sales Growth in Q4
LANSING, Mich. – TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®, the industry’s leading moving services franchise, enters 2014 with confidence after achieving 31 consecutive months of double-digit growth. December 2013 marks the moving franchise’s 49th consecutive month of overall revenue gain, illustrating the strength and consistent development of the nationally-recognized brand.
TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® wrapped up the fourth quarter of 2013 with impressive results, reporting sales revenues totaling $310,416,215 million year-to-date and year-over-year growth of 18.76 percent. December proved to be a strong month for the brand, generating revenues reaching $21,608,191.
“2013 proved to be a year of wins for TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®, as we continued to proudly report solid growth numbers and record expansion,” stated Randy Shacka, president of TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®. “Through the dedication of our corporate team and our franchisees who take a great deal of pride in serving their customers, we were able to wrap up the year with excellent results, and we look forward to achieving our robust expansion goals in 2014.”
With a focus on ongoing growth initiatives, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® is looking to surpass their 2013 numbers by posting a system-wide net-income goal of $375 million for 2014, in addition to signing an additional 30 territories. In order to achieve this objective, the brand looks to continue expanding into top-growth markets such as Maryland, Texas, Southern California, and Portland, Ore., as well as pursuing its long-term goal of securing a larger international presence. TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® has planned openings of more than 14 locations in the first quarter of 2014. New and existing locations are achieving record growth and profitability, and this is contributing to the system’s positive momentum.
As TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® continues to expand across state lines, internal adjustments will be made to assist the brand in securing unique market advantages and boosting strategic operations. The Lansing-based corporate office will witness a 20,000 square-foot expansion to make room for additional team members, a new sales center, and increased customer service response time. TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® also continues to further invest in operations and marketing automation software to systemize processes and bolster corporate-customer relationships.
“Our main priority is to ensure we are the best brand for both our customers, as well as for franchisees looking to get into business ownership,” said Brig Sorber, CEO and one of the original two men of TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®. “Looking ahead, we will focus on measures aimed at improving our reach and will continue to highlight positive developments as we invest in all areas of our brand, including our staff, our managers, our franchisees, and our clients.”
With 261 locations and 25 international locations, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® continues its expansion in the global market by introducing innovative technology system-wide, improving existing operational systems, and employing passionate staff throughout the growing franchise network.
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ABOUT TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® is the largest franchised moving company both in the United States and internationally. Currently there are more than 260 national locations and 1,800 trucks operating in the U.S.; in total, the company operates 280 locations and 1,900 trucks. TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® has performed more than 4.7 million moves since its inception in 1985. The company has seen consistent monthly growth dating back to December 2009 and more than 31 months of double-digit growth. Each location is independently owned and operated.